• Suspect sought in tasing, purse snatching

    The Artesia Police Department is investigating a tasing and purse snatching incident that took place Thursday morning on Quay Avenue. According to the APD, the…

  • Local student charged with aggravated assault

    A local teen was arrested Wednesday in connection with an aggravated assault at Park Junior High School. The Artesia Police Department was dispatched to the…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 23 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY 12:07 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 1000 block of South Sixth Street in reference to a suspicious…

  • Local man bound over for trial on open count of murder

    Bobby P. Smith of Artesia has been bound over to district court for trial on an open count of murder in the first degree in…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 22 ARREST 4:09 a.m. – Jason A. Mullins, 40, of Artesia, arrested and charged with criminal trespass. LOUD MUSIC 12:14 a.m.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 21 ALARM 6:52 a.m. – Officer dispatched to 606 N. 13th St. in reference to a burglary alarm. Oct. 20 RECOVERED…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 20 SUSPICIOUS VEHICLE 2:44 a.m. – Officer dispatched to the 800 block of Carper Drive in reference to a suspicious vehicle.…

  • APD warns of scam involving Department of Treasury

    The Artesia Police Department is warning the public of a telephone scam involving the U.S. Department of the Treasury. In the scam, a person identifying…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 16 DISORDERLY CONDUCT 12:59 a.m. – Officer dispatched to Artesia General Hospital in reference to disorderly conduct. STOLEN VEHICLE 5:42 a.m.…

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    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Oct. 15 ARREST 1:12 a.m. – Bryce G. Grantham, 27, of Artesia, arrested and charged with shoplifting. SHOPLIFTING 1:12 a.m. – Officer…